The International Year of Soils: Soils support agriculture | Ag Professional

From field crops to garden vegetables, various types of foods rely on soil for growth. The world population continues to grow, and one of the main challenges those involved in agriculture face is increasing the overall productivity of soils to meet elevated food demands.

“We have crops today with highly productive genetics that require productive soils,” said Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, associate professor of agronomy at Kansas State University. “I think our job as agronomists and farmers is to maintain and improve that productivity through proper management.”

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